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extracellular

 [ek″strah-sel´u-ler]
situated or occurring outside a cell or cells.

ex·tra·cel·lu·lar

(eks'tră-sel'yū-lăr),
Outside the cells.

extracellular

(ĕk′strə-sĕl′yə-lər)
adj.
Located or occurring outside a cell or cells: extracellular fluid.

ex′tra·cel′lu·lar·ly adv.

ex·tra·cel·lu·lar

(eks'tră-sel'yŭ-lăr)
Outside the cells.

extracellular

In the space surrounding a cell or collection of cells. The extracellular tissue fluid is the medium of transfer of nutrient materials and oxygen, and of waste products, between the cells and the blood.

extracellular

situated or occurring outside the cell, for example extracel lular digestion, where cells secrete enzymes to break down food material which is then absorbed.

ex·tra·cel·lu·lar

(eks'tră-sel'yŭ-lăr)
Outside the cells.
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